by Tony Barwick
Joe’s excitement at waking up on his tenth birthday quickly turns to disappointment when he finds that his father has gone out and will not return until late. Joe is convinced that everyone has forgotten his special day – until Mac, Sam and Shane throw him a surprise birthday party!
Len Jones (Joe McClaine), Rupert Davies (Professor Ian 'Mac' McClaine), Keith Alexander (Sam Loover / Gregson / Private Johnson), David Healy (Shane Weston), Sylvia Anderson (Mrs. Harris), Gary Files (Guard / Red Leader / Sergeant), Martin King (Carter)
Directed by Leo Eaton
Produced by David Lane
Executive Producer Reg Hill
Created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson
UK (ATV Midlands):
April 20th, 1969
*Featuring Joe 'Joe 90' McClaine, Professor Ian 'Mac' McClaine, Sam Loover and Shane Weston
*This story is the standard 'Gerry Anderson flashback episode'